Aerobic system, breaker keeps tripping

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Old 06-14-15, 11:23 AM
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Aerobic system, breaker keeps tripping

We've lived in this mobile home since 2008. The system was installed for my in laws in 2000. When the sprinklers kick on, before it would trip the breaker in our utility room just occasionally. But lately, during daytime hours the breaker switch that is for our master bedroom and living room trios when the sprinklers kick on. I rest the switch, but it keeps tripping til the sprinklers are finished. We literally have to shut off everything in the master bedroom and living room to wait for the sprinklers to finish before we can watch TV, turn on the ceiling fans, and turn the computer and router back on. Any ideas? ??
 
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Old 06-14-15, 07:57 PM
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It's very hard to get an idea of what's happening based on your description.

Do you have a well ?
Is it the well breaker that is tripping ?
Are the breakers in question here standard breakers or do they have a test button on them ?
 
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Old 06-14-15, 08:12 PM
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I moved this thread because it sounds like more of an electrical issue then a well issue.

Based that you originally posted this in the well section, and your previous posts, I will assume you are on a well. It sounds to me like the well is sharing the circuit with the bedroom and living room. The well should be on its own circuit as it sounds like the current one is being overloaded.
 
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Old 06-15-15, 06:50 AM
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The sprinkler pump needs and should be on its own breaker.
When the system was wired, the pump was wired in to an existing circuit and should be changed.
I see this all the time.
 
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